Audio clip: Gwen Atwood Uzzell

Gwen Atwood Uzzell shares how shoes were poor quality during the war years:

Gwen Atwood Uzzell: I have to tell you about the shoes. We didn't have leather shoes because all the leather went to the servicemen so they could have shoes. I had a pair of high heels and the soles were cardboard (laughs) and the uppers were a sort of canvas.

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